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Manuscript by Sir George Buck

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MS. Eng. misc. b. 106
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Manuscript by Sir George Buck, entitled 'A commentary upon the new roulle of Winchester, com[m]only called Liber Domus Dei & especially concerning the baronage, & ancient nobility of England.

Together with a supplement of other ancient noble families of this kingdom ... faithfully gathered out of royall, & publik archives, roulles, & charters: & out of private evidences, histories, & other monumentes authentik ...', with descriptions of arms, and pedigrees, in another hand, some arms emblazoned in the margin, and (fols. 472-81) an index in Buck's hand. A note in a 19th-cent. hand on fol. ii assigns the notes in 'small handwriting' to Roger Hill (1605-67).


  • Creation: c. 1614-1621


490 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. b. 106, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. misc. b. 106

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17236


Manuscript by Sir George Buck

Biographical / Historical

Sir George Buck (bap. 1560, d. 1622) was an English master of the revels and historian.

Custodial History

Owned by G. Halswell.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from his son W. S. Halswell, 1972.

Related Materials

For a discussion of this manuscript, see The history of King Richard the third (1619) by Sir George Buck, ed. A. N. Kincaid (Gloucester, 1979), pp. xxix-xxxiv.

Manuscript by Sir George Buck
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom